Tickets on Sale Now for Las Vegas Pizza Festival

Tickets on Sale Now for Inaugural Las Vegas Pizza Festival on Nov. 16

Enjoy unlimited sample slices from more than 20 of Las Vegas’ top pizzaiolos 

Pizza lovers will unite at the inaugural Las Vegas Pizza Festival on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 1-4 p.m. at The Industrial Event Space (2330 Industrial Rd.), featuring unlimited sample slices from 20 of the finest pizzaiolos and innovators shaping Las Vegas as a pizza lovers’ destination today. Tickets are on sale now at vegaspizzafest.com.

Founded in partnership with the Las Vegas Pizza Alliance, participants include Good Pie, Pizza Rock, Metro Pizza, Old School Pizzeria, Pizzeria Monzu, Dom DeMarco’s Pizzeria & Bar, Brooklyn’s Best Pizza & Pasta, Pop Up Pizza, Naked City Pizza Shop, Flour & Barley, Mama Napoli Pizza, Yukon Pizza, Those Guys Pies, Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana, Amore Taste of Chicago, Carmine’s Pizza Kitchen, bBd’s Beers, Burgers, Desserts and Ada’s. Three-time World Pizza Champion and 2019 Caputo Cup Champion Laura Meyer of Pizza Rock will join Nicole Bean of Pizaro’s Pizza in Houston, Tex. and Audrey Kelly of Audrey Jane’s Pizza Garage in Boulder, Colo. to present a special “Women in Pizza” booth. Each chef will showcase their unique signature style of handcrafted pie, from classic Sicilian and Grandma to modern Detroit, New York, Chicago and more, along with gluten-free and vegetarian varieties.

“People don’t realize the talent we have in Las Vegas in regards to pizza, but we have chefs competing – and winning – against the top pizza shops across the world, including Tony Gemignani from Pizza Rock, a 13-time World Pizza Champion; John Arena from Metro Pizza, who has won more ‘best pizza’ awards and accolades than you can count; and Chris Decker, a World Pizza Champion 2017 Bronze Medalist and 2018 Silver Medalist who also competed in Italy at the Pizza World Championship,” said Vince Rotolo, owner of Good Pie. “Pizza is the universal food that truly brings people together in a way no other food can and we want to continue building this community on a local, authentic level through this festival.”

Scott Wiener, star of Thrillist’s original video series “Really Dough” and founder of Scott’s Pizza Tours and hunger relief organization Slice Out Hunger, will serve as emcee, while other guest stars include 10-time World Pizza Champion and winner of Food Network’s “Chopped: Pizza Poetry” Nino Coniglio, three-time World Pizza Champion Derek Sanchez and pizza tossing world champion Scott Volpe.

Tickets are $45 GA per person or $50 for GA adult and one child under eight years old. VIP tickets are $85 and include early entry at 12 p.m., complimentary beer and wine and additional culinary bites in the VIP lounge.

For updates, announcements or additional information, visit vegaspizzafest.com or follow on Facebook at facebook.com/vegaspizzafest, Instagram at @vegaspizzafest and Twitter at @vegaspizzafest.

 

Story Starters from The LINQ Promenade, High Roller Observation Wheel in Las Vegas – Fall 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guests Enjoying The LINQ Promenade
(File Photo Courtesy of The LINQ Promenade) 

STORY STARTERS FROM
THE LINQ PROMENADE, HIGH ROLLER OBSERVATION WHEEL
IN LAS VEGAS – FALL 2018

This fall – from the return of football and hockey to the opening of the first zipline on the Las Vegas Strip – numerous story ideas can be found at The LINQ Promenade, High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel… and opening by the end of this year – Fly LINQ.

Fly LINQ: The first zipline on the Las Vegas Strip will open by the end of this year. Fly LINQ will feature 10 side-by-side ziplines, capable of simultaneously launching all riders. Guests will take off from a 114-foot-tall tower in the direction of the High Roller, “flying” 1,121 feet above The LINQ Promenade. Thrill-seekers can choose to ride Fly LINQ in either a seated or “superhero” position. Tickets go on sale on Sept. 4. Click here for more information.

High Roller School Field Trips: Only in Las Vegas can students who in kindergarten through eighth grade experience a behind-the-scenes tour of the world’s tallest observation wheel. Concluding with a 30-minute ride on the High Roller, students learn about this engineering marvel. The field trip also includes a Q&A session featuring fun facts about the wheel. Tours are available Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. Cabins can accommodate up to 30 guests. The price per cabin is $150 with promo code HRGRSCH. Click here or call (702) 322-0593 to book.

High Roller CCSD Promotion (September): Clark County School District teachers can ride High Roller for free throughout the month of September, starting on Sept. 1. CCSD friends and family receive a 50 percent discount with promo code HRTE50.

Bourbon Heritage Month (September): Virgil’s Real BBQ will offer free bourbon tasting classes every Friday in September from 3 to 5 p.m. The Art of Bourbon Tasting Classes will run every 30 minutes and educate BBQ enthusiasts about the world’s finest bourbons. Guests can RSVP at the restaurant’s host desk located in The LINQ Promenade

Mexican Independence Day (Sept. 15): The LINQ Promenade will offer various festivities over two days.

Starting on Sept. 15 – traditional Mexican paper flowers will be passed out to guests starting at 3 p.m. A mariachi band and dancers will perform on the Fountain Stage at 4 p.m., followed by a live mural painting until 11 p.m.

On Sept. 16, entertainment resumes at 4 p.m. with a mariachi band followed by a live broadcast from Real 103.9 FM, concluding with hip-hop artist Olmeca at 8:30 p.m.

Throughout the weekend, multiple Promenade locations will offer food and drink specials including: ameriCAN Cocktails & Beer, Flour & Barley – Brick Oven Pizza, Haute Doggery, Off The Strip Bistro + Bar, O’Sheas Casino and Virgil’s Real BBQ. Chayo’s Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar’s live entertainment will feature an in-house DJ Sept. 14 through Sept. 16 starting at 10 p.m. with a mariachi band performing 3 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 15 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 16.

In honor of the occasion the High Roller observation wheel will be lit in red, white and green for the Mexican Independence Day celebration.

National Red Velvet Cake Day (Sept. 18): Sprinkles will offer two free red velvet cupcakes to guests who purchase a layer cake or a dozen cupcakes. Limit one complimentary pair of cupcakes per customer.

Watch NFL, NHL Games at The LINQ Promenade: With more than a dozen dining options ranging from on-the-go, causal eateries to late-night restaurants and bars, sports fans can find a VIP seat at The LINQ Promenade all season long. This dining, retail and entertainment district at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip features a whopping 271 TVs and 303 beers on tap, with more than 700 total beer selections. The NFL kicks off Sept. 6, while the puck drops on the NHL season Oct. 3. The Vegas Golden Knights take the ice on Oct. 4.

Halloween (Oct. 31): The LINQ Promenade and High Roller observation wheel will celebrate Halloween this October with fun and fearsome festivities for families and adults. The High Roller observation wheel will be lit in orange, purple, yellow and black. Additional details will be announced next month.

Upcoming High Roller Lighting:
Sept. 7 – Stand Up for Cancer Telethon (red, orange and yellow)
Sept. 16 – Mexican Independence Day (red, white and green)
Oct. 1 – Breast Cancer Awareness (pink)
Oct. 16 – Spirit Day – stand against bullying (purple)
Oct. 20 – PRIDE Las Vegas (rainbow)
Oct. 27 – Halloween (orange, purple, yellow and black)

ABOUT THE LINQ PROMENADE AND HIGH ROLLER
The LINQ Promenade, an open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district anchored by the High Roller, the world’s tallest observation wheel, redefines the already-iconic Las Vegas skyline. The LINQ Promenade features more than 30 unique retail, dining and entertainment venues and plays host to a variety of special events, festivals and more. Expected to launch by the end of 2018, Fly LINQ will become the first and only zipline on the Las Vegas Strip and will feature 10 side-by-side zip lines, capable of simultaneously launching all riders. The High Roller consistently ranks as one of the best, “must see” attractions by media outlets and websites around the world ranging from the Travel + Leisure to USA Today and TripAdvisor. The wheel’s 28 glass-enclosed cabins feature an interactive experience including video and music that fade away to unveil spectacular views of the famed resort city in the 30 minutes it takes to complete one full revolution. Each cabin accommodates up to 40 people. Unique in-cabin experiences including the Happy Half Hour (for guests ages 21 and over including an open bar inside the cabin during the 30-minute ride); North America’s first in-cabin Chocolate Tasting with Ethel M Chocolates and Yoga in the Sky (a 60-minute experience that can accommodate up to six guests per one-hour session). Cabins are also available for individual or group experiences. For more information, please visit TheLINQ.com.  Find @LINQPromenade on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram.

The LINQ Promenade Announces June Events

 

 

 

 

LISTINGS UPDATE:
THE LINQ PROMENADE ANNOUNCES JUNE EVENTS

 

The LINQ Promenade,s open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district, announces special offers and events for June.

Father’s Day Specials

  • High Roller Observation Wheel: Give Dad the gift of amazing views this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18. Dads ride the world’s tallest observation wheel—at 550 feet in the air–for free when a companion purchases a ticket. The High Roller Observation Wheel was recently voted the “No. 5 U.S. Trending Attraction” by TripAdvisor.
  • Sprinkles Cupcakes: Dads with a sweet tooth would love to receive nothing more than a “Dad Box” of Sprinkles Cupcakes. This indulgent assortment includes specially decorated versions of some of his favorite flavors: vanilla milk chocolate, red velvet, black & white and salty caramel.
  • Virgil’s Real BBQ: Virgil’s will offer dads complimentary bottomless Virgil’s Ale with the purchase of any entrée. Families can gather for the holiday and treat dad to an authentic barbecue meal, including The Pig Out, featuring Memphis-style pork spare ribs, sliced Texas beef brisket, Carolina pulled pork, barbecued ¼ chicken, two sides and Virgil’s famous cornbread. Dads will enjoy savoring their beers on one of the restaurant’s two patios overlooking The LINQ Promenade or from inside the restaurant’s casual dining room or bar areas. 
  • VR Adventures: All fathers can enjoy any VR Adventure for just $5 (a 75 percent savings) with the purchase of any offspring’s full-price ticket. This immersive experience plunges guests into a three-dimensional virtual world. Unlike other video games, VR Adventures requires gamers to use hand movement, walk, sidestep or jump to explore or fly through the virtual world with five unique experiences.

More June Offers

  • Brooklyn Bowl: Honor our brave men and women in the military now until July 5 with the “Pour One Forward” campaign at Brooklyn Bowl. With every purchase of a Samuel Adams Boston Lager, one will be donated to an active-duty soldier or veteran. Guests can write a special thank you or shout out on a paper pint glass to be hung on the wall. For every guest who posts on social media using the hashtag, #PourOneForward, Sam Adams will donate $1 to the American Dream U, the non-profit helping military members, veterans and their families to transition out of the military and back into civilian life. 
  • Chayo Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar: Now introducing a rooftop happy hour! Food and beverage specials are available daily from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Chayo’s elevated patio overlooking The LINQ Promenade and High Roller Observation Wheel. New specials include $1 Coronita and $5 house margaritas, as well as $5 food specials, including Chipotle wings, nachos and chicken taquitos.
  • Flour & Barley – Brick Oven Pizza: The popular pizza restaurant now serves brunch on Saturdays and Sundays, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Brunch lovers will enjoy featured drinks and dishes, such as bottomless mimosas and bloody marys for $22, smoked salmon pizza, eggs benny pie, pizza French toast, breakfast panini, F&B platter and yogurt parfait.

Happy hour arrives at Flour & Barley with specials available Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Specials include five pizzas for $10 each, including Margherita, Gianna, Bianca, Big Apple and mushroom. Appetizer specials feature $6 garlic cheese bread, $8 chicken wings and $8 loaded pizza fries. Beverage specials include $5 draft beers, $6 well cocktails, $7 glasses of wine, $5 fireball shots and $10 signature cocktails.

  • Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar: Beginning June 8, brunch will be served daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring his famous breakfast items such as a breakfast burrito, prime flat iron steak & eggs and maple bacon French toast. The late-night menu, served from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m., includes famous dishes like Trash Can Nachos and Vegas Fries, which have been featured on his show, “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.”
  • Haute Doggery: Savor the flavors of a summer with Haute Doggery’s June special, The Slaw Dog.  Topped with mustard, chili and house-made coleslaw, the new dish will be available throughout the month of June.
  • Honolulu Cookie Company: Celebrate Hawaii’s tropical tastes with the 2017 Fruit Collection, featuring delicious guava shortbread cookies baked fresh daily in Honolulu.
  • Jaburritos: Complement Jaburritos’ famous sushi burrito with the eatery’s new, refreshing Sake Sangria for $7 per glass or a bottle of Asahi or Modelo beer for $6 each.
  • Photo & Go: This month, guests can save their favorite memories forever with $5 5×7 metal prints and 20 percent off the glass print of the month.
  • Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery: $7 Tito’s Moscow Mules on Moscow Mule Monday; $5 well Margaritas and $8 Patron Margaritas on Tequila Tuesday; $5 well Whiskey, $7 Jack Daniels, Crown Royal and Jameson on Whiskey Wednesday; $3 Throwback Canned Beer (PBR, Miller High Life, Milwaukee’s Best, Coors Banquet) on Throwback Thursday; and $5 Fireball shots and $5 off the bill when guests check in via Facebook on Facebook Friday.
  • Virgil’s Real BBQ: Virgil’s now serves up its signature barbecue poolside with patio seating accessible from The LINQ Pool. Adjacent to the pool deck, guests enjoying fun in the sun can now indulge in Virgil’s full food and drink menu on the restaurant’s patio. While refueling on authentic barbecue and cooling off with a cocktail, pool-goers can also grab their friends and play a game of cornhole on the patio. When The LINQ Pool closes at 5 p.m., the party continues on Virgil’s patio until closing.

ABOUT THE LINQ PROMENADE AND HIGH ROLLER
The LINQ Promenade, an open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district, anchored by the world’s tallest observation wheel, the High Roller, has redefined the iconic Las Vegas skyline. Located at the heart of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, The LINQ Promenade features more than 30 unique retail, dining and entertainment venues and plays host to a variety of special events, festivals and more. Topping out at 550 feet, the High Roller observation wheel, voted “Best Attraction of 2016” and “Best Amusement Ride of 2016” by the readers and editors of the Las Vegas Review-Journal and one of “Top 5 Trending U.S. Attractions” by TripAdvisor, is the focal point of the unique urban entertainment district. The wheel’s 28 glass-enclosed cabins feature an interactive experience including video and music that fade away to unveil spectacular views of the famed resort city in the 30 minutes it takes to complete one full revolution. Each cabin accommodates up to 40 people. Unique in-cabin experiences including the Happy Half Hour (for guests ages 21 and over and includes an open bar inside the cabin during the 30-minute ride); North America’s first in-cabin Chocolate Tasting with Ethel M Chocolates and Yoga in the Sky (a 60-minute experience that can accommodate up to six guests per one-hour session). Cabins are also available for individual or group experiences. For more information, please visit TheLINQ.com. Find @LINQPromenade on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram.